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Jukich Rink Wins Minnesota Mixed

Congratulations to Andy Jukich, Jill Hanson, Duane Rutan and Mary Shields, winners of the Minnesota Mixed Curling Event.  They will advance to the Nationals on March 17-24 in Portage, Wi.

Duluth Women Win 3rd and 4th Events at Gopher State Bonspiel

Norma O’Leary, Patti Luke, Lucy Devore, and Anne Cotter won the 3rd event.  Runners up in that event were Barb Payette, Jamie Crump, Kerry Hadiaris, and Katie Waller.  The 4th event winners were CJ Johnson, Arlette DeGrio, Kris Cameron, and Joanne Docteur.  Congratulations Ladies!  A special thank you to the planning committee for a wonderful event.

Wednesday 5:00 pm league playoffs – Storm related bulletin

All scheduled games tonight, 2/29/12, for the 5pm league are optional during this storm. If both teams choose to play, the game can be played. If one team chooses not to play, the game MUST BE MADE UP BEFORE WEDNESDAY, 3/7/12. There is ice available on Sunday after 2:30, but before the 6pm league.
The lounge will not be open tonight.

Duluth International Bonspiel – Feb 17, 18 and 19 2012 – results

Main Event winners: the defending champion Litman rink Duluth Curling Club – Scott Schierbeck, Mike Clabaugh, Sam Perrella and Ross Litman, Skip.
Main Event runner up: the Zeman rink Duluth Curling Club – Jeff Anderson, Tom Zeman, Mike Marquardt and Jeremy Zeman, Skip.
B Event winners: the Day rink Madison Curling Club – Dan Janetski, Paul Ryan, Dan Wiza and Steve Day, Skip.
B Event runner up: the Whittaker rink Port Arthur Curling Club – Bo “The Legend” Britton, Dan Pozihun, Jerry Whittaker and Jim Ruoho, Skip
C Event winners: the Trenberth rink Duluth Curling Club: – Bryan Zbacnik, Dustin Tomasetti, Marty Trenberth and Tony Trenberth, Skip.
C Event runner up: the Lammi rink Port Arthur Curling Club – Lou LePage, Bob Coutsie, Dave Schulz and Don Lammi, Skip
D Event winners: the Anderson rink Port Arthur Curling Club- supposedly coached by Dudley Moore – Murray Uranyuk, Jackie Heikkila, Will Salo and Barry Anderson, Skip.
D Event runner up: the Cavers rink Duluth Curling Club – Yvonne Novak, Sheila Longie, JoAnn Morley and Pam Cavers, Skip.

NO JUNIOR CURLING ON Tuesday 2/21/2012

There is no Junior curling on Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 as the Duluth Schools are not in session. Juniors may come in and practice. We will have 4 sheets available for junior curlers. League curlers should take advantage of the 4 open sheets to complete flex or make up games. Please advise the office as they are open on a first come, first served basis.

Christensen Rink Wins National Junior Title!

Sonja Bauman, Anna Bauman, Elizabeth Busche and Skip Cory Christensen roared back from an early 7 – 3 deficit by scoring 2 in the 8th end, stealing 2 in the ninth end to tie and stealing 2 again in a dramatic tenth end to win the 2012 US Junior National Championships. Next they are off to Oestersund, Sweden for the World Junior Championships, Saturday Mar 3, 2012 through Sunday Mar 11, 2012. Watch the website for welcome home details and fundraising events for the team.  Congratulations Ladies!